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Beta caused relatively little damage | Nov 1, 2005

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A hundred houses were totally destroyed and another 173 houses were partially damaged, especially their roofs, in the Caribbean communities where hurricane Beta hit forcefully.

Four people that were thought to have disappeared were later located inland where they sought refugee. The Civil Defense reported that there are five thousand refugees, less than ten thousand injured, and that the country is completely out of danger.

The tourist site that was most affected is Laguna de Perlas, or Pearl Lagoon, located at the Caribbean shore and known by many experts as the best site in Nicaragua to practice sport fishing.

Reconstruction efforts started immediately with support of the government and humanitarian aid organizations.